• Fakhar and Amir were brilliant: Sangakkara
Fakhar and Amir were brilliant: Sangakkara

When the fit-again Amir, who missed his side's semi-final win due to a back spasm, removed India's unsafe top three in a magnificent opening spell, Pakistan were in complete command. For India, pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya and spinner Kedar Jadhav took one wicket each. Pakistan: 338/4 in 50 overs (Azhar 59, Zaman 114, Babar 46, Malik ...

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  • Brexit Secretary aims for 'deal like no other in history'
Brexit Secretary aims for 'deal like no other in history'

Brexit will deliver "a deal like no other in history", he added. The talks expected to stretch for 16-18 months ahead of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union in 2019. It left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled European Union negotiating machine. The Prime Minister's legacy will be defined by whether sh...

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  • Security force officer injured in Darjeeling clash
Security force officer injured in Darjeeling clash

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) is trying to "malign" them. Kavitha said even during the agitation for creation of Telangana , which was formed three years ago after bifurcating Andhra Pradesh, there were movements pushing for Vidarbha and Gorkhaland states, and the TRS always held the view that every dem...

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  • EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights
EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights

As negotiations around the UK's withdrawal from the European Union begin, the status of EU citizens in Britain and those of United Kingdom expats living in Europe were among the top priorities on the agenda. European Union diplomats hope this first meeting, and a Brussels summit on Thursday and Friday where May will encounter - but not negotiat...

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  • RAAF Syria operations halted
RAAF Syria operations halted

The ministry has demanded a thorough investigation by the U.S. military command into the incident with the Syrian government military jet, with the results to be shared with the Russian side. Despite Russia's contention, Dunford said the hotline had been used "over the last few hours". "I'm also confident that our forces have the capability to ta...

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  • Bill Cosby supporters chant outside courthouse as deliberations drag on
Bill Cosby supporters chant outside courthouse as deliberations drag on

But there are limitations to what judges can tell jurors, and that can vary from state to state. Jury Deliberations have continued for more than 40 hours. William Henry Cosby Jr., as his name appears on charging documents, is accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand , the former director of women's basketball operations at Temple Universit...

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  • UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal
UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal

The two sides agreed to hold four further monthly rounds of talks, with the next on July 17, on the key issues of Britain's divorce from the bloc. Britain wants to leave the common market and abjure free movement of European citizens across borders, yet still enjoy privileged market access.

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  • United Kingdom sees 'happy' Brexit outcome for both sides: Foreign Minister Boris Johnson
United Kingdom sees 'happy' Brexit outcome for both sides: Foreign Minister Boris Johnson

After seven hours of talks in Brussels , Mr Davis - who had previously promised the "row of the summer" over the timetable for the negotiations - said he was optimistic about the talks. President Donald Trump - predicting the bloc's eventual break-up. However, not much clarity was provided immediately after the first official meeting of the EU-U...

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  • May admits support for Grenfell Tower families 'was not good enough'
May admits support for Grenfell Tower families 'was not good enough'

Mr Cundy also said the death toll may still change, but not as significantly as it has in recent days. Jonathan Lum, an advertising executive who lives on the 57th floor of a glittering Manhattan tower designed by Frank Gehry, said if a fire breaks out there, he will heed the wisdom of the fire department and stay in his apartment, but partly bec...

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  • EU, UK agree for Brexit negotiations: Michel Barnier
EU, UK agree for Brexit negotiations: Michel Barnier

The EU had long insisted that trade talks could not begin until there was an outline of the order of divorce: the Brexit bill, EU citizens' rights and the Irish border. EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier , who was a senior European Union official involved in the peace process, acknowledged that "this is one of the most sensitive issue...

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  • Terror link: Kerala's Gaza Street under Intelligence radar
Terror link: Kerala's Gaza Street under Intelligence radar

In the wake of as many as 21 missing youngsters , who are suspected to have joined the Islamic State since 2016 from Padanna village, the area is now being observed by the Intelligence Bureau and National Investigation Agency. "Such activities will breed discord among various communities in the region", said a senior police officer hailing from th...

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  • Otto Warmbier, American Student Released by North Korea, Dies Following Coma
Otto Warmbier, American Student Released by North Korea, Dies Following Coma

Otto Warmbier , the USA student released in a coma last week after almost 18 months in detention in North Korea , died on Monday, prompting President Donald Trump to slam the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang. The family statement continued: 'He looked very uncomfortable - nearly anguished. The family thanked professionals at the University of Cinci...

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  • Years from the Israeli occupation of Palestine lands
Years from the Israeli occupation of Palestine lands

The U.N. leader said only a two-state solution would "achieve the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people". The assertion came in response to remarks made by Netanyahu on Monday, in which he said Israel must be given full security control over the West Bank "in any future agreement" with the Palestinians.

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  • Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race
Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race

Ed Gillespie's narrow victory against former Trump state campaign chairman Stewart provided the night's biggest surprise. Ed Gillespie won the Republican nomination for Governor in a Tuesday primary, but his margin over 2nd-place finisher Corey Stewart was slightly more than 4300 votes.

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  • Brexit could be a matter of life or death for Northern Ireland
Brexit could be a matter of life or death for Northern Ireland

The prospect of the DUP getting everything it wants from London in exchange for propping up the Conservative government adds fuel to an already tense situation. Meanwhile, the DUP will resume negotiations with the Conservative Party in London on supporting a Tory minority government . As I have said so often before we are fortunate to live i...

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  • Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan
Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan

Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Dr Omar Zakhilwal has confirmed the incident. "They went missing between Jalalabad and Torkham and are believed to be on the Afghan soul", said one government official in the Khyber tribal region that shares its long border with the Nangarhar province.

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  • Gunmen kill 8 security guards in Afghanistan
Gunmen kill 8 security guards in Afghanistan

Spokeswoman for the provincial governor, Wahida Shahkar , said the guards were attacked on their way to work at Bagram airfield, reports ABC news. Bagram Airbase in central Parwan province, is the largest USA military base in Afghanistan and is a regular target of attacks.

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  • Kerala: Man suspected to have joined IS reportedly killed in Afghanistan
Kerala: Man suspected to have joined IS reportedly killed in Afghanistan

Sajeer, a computer engineering graduate from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut , with outstanding academic track record, was believed to be the first one to join the IS from the State and is widely regarded as the key recruiting agent by vociferously championing the IS fighting against the allied forces.

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  • Yoga Day a publicity stunt, Bihar gov't won't join: Nitish Kumar
Yoga Day a publicity stunt, Bihar gov't won't join: Nitish Kumar

BJP's pick of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as a presidential candidate may have been welcomed by Nitish Kumar, but RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is mum on the issue. PM Modi will attend International Yoga Day event in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) has been working...

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  • Australia Suspends Airstrikes in Syria After US Downs Syrian Jet
Australia Suspends Airstrikes in Syria After US Downs Syrian Jet

Spicer said that the USA will "continue to work to keep the lines of communications open". Dunford spoke at the National Press Club . The incident further complicates the country's six-year war and comes as a US-led coalition and allied fighters battle to oust the Islamic State group from its Syrian bastion Raqa.

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